A large number of police have descended on to Westlake Avenue off Green Lane Shanklin this afternoon.
Officers have surrounded a house in the road both back and front entrances. It is understood that police are looking for a man in relation to threats to kill. The man has been named locally as Ben Entwistle.
Police have surrounded the grandad’s home of the wanted man.
A number of other Police parked in various locations in an attempt to contain the area. A number of air assets from the National Police Air support have been used in part visits to the property.
In the past Police have said that due to his past behaviour, we would advise people against approaching him.
Any sightings and information about his whereabouts or intentions should be reported to the police immediately by phoning Newport Police Station on 101 – or if it’s an emergency – dial 999. Please remember you can give us information anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.”
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